Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Theresa McCafferty is a chemistry instructor at the Downingtown STEM Academy. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineeing from Drexel University, a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University, and a MEd from Saint Joseph’s University.
Mrs. McCafferty has 10 years experience in the chemical industry primarily working with process control systems at manufacturing sites as well as OSHA compliance. She has worked with processes ranging from metals refining to monomer production.
Mrs. McCafferty made the shift from industry to education in 1998, joining the faculty at Archbishop Prendergast High School, which is now Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School. She joined the Downingtown Area School District in 2007. She has worked at all three high schools in the district and has taught AP Chemistry, Honors Chemistry I, Chemistry I, and Introduction to Chemistry and Physics.